Confusing Chinese Names
Caller : Hello, can I speak to Annie Wan (anyone)?
Operator : Yes, you can speak to me.
Caller :! No, I want to speak to Annie Wan (anyone)!
Operator : You are talking to someone! Who is this?
Caller : I'm Sam Wan (Someone). And I need to talk to Annie Wan (anyone)!
Operator : I know you are someone and you want to talk to anyone! But
what's this urgent matter about?
Caller : Well... just tell my sister Annie Wan (anyone) that our brother
Noel Wan (no one)has involved in an accident. Noel Wan (no one)got
injured and now Noel Wan (no one) is being sent to the hospital.
Rightnow, Avery Wan (everyone) is on his way hospital.
Operator : Look if no one was injured and no one was sent to the
hospital, then the accident isn't an urgen t matter! You may find this
hilarious but I don't have time for this!
Caller : You are so rude! Who are you?
Operator : I'm Saw Lee (Sorry). Caller : Yes! You should be sorry. Now give me your
This is hilarious ...
Why Chinese shouldn't have Christian names:
Anne Chang => sounds like Dirty(Mandarin
Anne Chin => Keep Quiet (Mandarin)
Faye Chen => Dusty (Mandarin)
Carl! Cheng => Buttock (Hokkien)
Monica Cheng => Touching your buttocks (Hokkien)
Lucy Leow => You are dead (Hokkien)
Jane Tan => Frying eggs (Mandarin)
Suzie Leow => Lose till death (Hokkien)
Henry Mah => Hate your mum (Mandarin)
Corrine Tai => Poor fellow (Hokkien)
Paul Chan => Bankrupt (Mandarin)
Nelson Tan => Bird laying eggs (Mandarin)
Leslie Tong => Rubbish Bin (Mandarin)
Carmen Teng => Leg hair long (Hokkien)
Connie Mah => Call your mother (Cantonese)
Danny See => Squeeze you to death (Hokkien)
Rosie Teng => Screws and nails (Hokkien)
Pete Tsai => Nose droppings (Hokkien)
Macy Koh => Never die before (Cantonese)